Hi all And hello and welcome to our new PGCE students! This year we are hosting six PGCE students for their first placement from both UoN and NTU: 2 @ BAA, 2 @ BBA, 1 @ NES and 1 @ BWA. Big thank you to all those involved in supporting them. Year 10 Summer 2 I … Continue reading 23/09/19


Hello all Year 11 Lessons Please notice that the Similar Shapes lessons in the Year 11 Higher section of the website have been uploaded (again big thank you BWA Maths!) and I have uploaded a set of solving Simultaneous Equation revision lessons in the Year 11 Foundation section (although suitable for Higher revision too!). I … Continue reading 16/09/19


Hi all Hope you are all over the shock of being back/having to wake up very early! Synoptic Questions Thank you for your hard work creating a selection of these. I am busy converting them to PowerPoint and integrating them into our lessons at the moment. I think these questions are best introduced to students … Continue reading 09/09/19

Welcome back! 02/09/19

Welcome back everyone, I hope you have all had an amazing summer break! As the new year starts I enjoy the challenge of establishing high expectations and new routines with my brand new classes. I read an article recently that quoted "You establish, what you establish" which resonated with me. Having high expectations and ensuring … Continue reading Welcome back! 02/09/19

National Numeracy Day

Hi all Happy National Numeracy Day! If you haven't seen this website raising the profile of numeracy across the country it is well worth a look. What's the issue? It shares some worrying statistics such as "half of the population have the numeracy skills of a Primary school child". There is also a numeracy quiz … Continue reading National Numeracy Day


Hi all Year 7 CAF  This is ready to print and uploaded. The deadline for data entry is the 3rd June. Thank you in advance for all your hard work ensuring that all students sit this assessment and that the data deadline is met. Year 11 Paper 1 Have been thinking about the skills and … Continue reading 09/05/19


Happy Pi Day! Year 8 Common Assessment Thank you to all of you involved with the checking of this assessment, it is now ready and in the assessment area ready for printing. The deadline for data entry is 3rd April. Year 11 Mock 2 Grade Boundaries  Following advise from AQA we will be using (slightly … Continue reading 14/03/19


Hello all Year 11 Mock 2  Hopefully the mocks have gone/are going well. I have uploaded the papers, mark schemes and student analysers to the assessment area here:  Year 11 Mock 2. Please ensure that your students have access to the student analysers, they are a fantastic resource for students to self-correct their work and … Continue reading 12/02/19


Hello all Year 7 and 9 Common Assessment You can find the Year 7 and Year 9 Spring Common Assessments in the assessment section now. The deadline for G4S data entry is 13/02/19. Thank you in advance for all your hard working marking these and meeting this deadline. Year 11 Mock 2 I recently shared the … Continue reading 24/01/19


Happy New Year! Hope you have all had a lovely time with your family and friends over Christmas, I know I have - today has come as quite a shock! I have already written 2018 twice... Three things from me this week: Low Stakes Testing As our curriculum is linear the importance of regularly retrieving prior … Continue reading 07/01/19